We wanted to record it differently from what we had done before…we decided to record as live as possible. So we did it all to tape and practiced them a lot before, so we sort of did all the production side of it before we went to record…
The result? Songs that are easier to reproduce in the live setting, which is a beautiful thing to hear as a fan.
Nick also responds to how they see themselves being in five years by joking “We’ll all be on steroids with big beards”.
An admirable aspiration, for sure.